Night Ride to Nowhere aka the Coldest Summer Solstice Camp-out ever

He was sitting at the bench by Metro. I wanted to feel that energy, that feeling of being an animal. Of being free like him. Of pushing myself, feeling hungry and eager to smell the night. I am inspired by the unknown; of how to attain the seemingly impossible. I watched in awe the Hardrock 100 race which motivated me [...]

By | June 23rd, 2018|Bike Packing, Gravel Grinding|0 Comments

Gravel Grinding in Beauceville, Quebec

Like it says on my hotel wall: "le bonheur est un parcours…pas une destination". Couldn't have said it better myself. I've been checking out the area for almost a year, which included 6 months of basically non-rideable winter - think bovine deep snow for most of that time. It's June now, heading towards high summer, and truly it is beautiful [...]

By | June 13th, 2018|Gravel Grinding, Roadtrip, Training|0 Comments

Martin Swiss at Rasputitsa – 2018 Race Report

Less than a light year away, and more enjoyable than a quick jaunt across the galaxy in the Tardis the time has come to head south, deep into wintery weather to brave the race they call Rasputitsa. For the humble store racers, we three Martin Swiss amigos, leave the relative comfort of Montreal cocooned in Tom’s Suburu - bikes and [...]

By | May 5th, 2018|Cyclocross, Gravel Grinding, Race, Roadtrip|0 Comments